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Dustin Laurenzi "Seasonal"

Saxophonist Dustin Laurenzi (of Twin Talk) has released a new album called "Seasonal". This is a collection of home recordings the he made over the last few years using clarinet, drums, guitar, OP-1, and saxophone.

This is the Laurenzi's follow-up to last year's highly acclaimed tribute to the legendary Moondog, "Snaketime". Laurenzi is scheduled to perform at Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park on July 17th.

Photo: Maren Celest

   

Matt Piet "Tobacco Monogamy"

Improvisational Pianist Matt Piet has released a new album called Tobacco Monogamy. This collection was recorded live back in 2017 at Elastic Arts and is completely improvised. Piet will be donating all sales of the album to one of three charities and is giving the listener the choice between National Alliance on Mental Illness, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, or The Trevor Project.

This album is the follow-up to 2018's well-received album City In A Garden.

Photo by Matthew Schwerin

   

French Police "Haunted Castle"

Coldwave trio French Police recently released their sophomore album called "Haunted Castle". Their sound is steeped in the '80's New Wave sounds of Depeche Mode and New Order, but with a modern and very melodic take.

The album's lead single is called "Dance With Me" and we promise it will transport you from the isolation you find yourself in these days.

   

Spooky Boo "Cult Classic Teaser II"

Spooky Boo recently released the second teaser single, "Wise Man or Fool" b/w "The Aftermath", from their forthcoming full-length debut album Cult Classic. This is an epic Prog Rock, story-telling, concept album about the occurrences of an ambitious cult reaching for influence.

This is the work of Chucky Bowen (Drums), Will Dannen (Lead Vocals), Jerome Wade (Guitar/Keyboard/Vocals), Kesia Hollins (Vocals/Synth), Rob Mayfield (Guitar/Keyboard/Vocals), and Don Pudlowski (Bass)

   

Capital Soiree "Being Lonely"

Dream Pop trio Capital Soiree has released a new EP called "Being Lonely". This is the work of James Kourafas (Vocals, Guitar, Drums, Keys), Max Romero (Bass, Vocals), and Steven Rejdukowski (Guitar, Keys, Vocals, Drums).

Capital Soiree is currently scheduled to perform at House of Blues on April 9th with Friday Pilots Club and Marina City. You can check the House of Blues page of cancellations and updates.